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Huntington's Disease Association HB

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Name
Huntington's Disease Association HB
Category
Community Groups
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 8451616
Mobile
0272009789
Email
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Description
The Association is a small voluntary organisation. The support workers provide support, advocacy and information to all those affected by HD, including care-givers and health professionals
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes - Support and social groups for people with HD and their families - Support and social groups specifically for carers. - The organisations website - www.huntingtons.org.nz has links to other related sites
Updated: 5 Jun 2013
Description
The Association is a small voluntary organisation dependent on grants and donations. The support worker, Tanya Jeffcoat, provides support, advocacy and information to all those affected by HD whether they have the condition, or are at risk of inheriting it. Information is also provided to care-givers and professionals.
Support groups and carers groups are provided, as well as physical exercise classes and access to day programmes and informative talks and groups from time-to-time.
Give me a call anytime.
Updated: 23 Jun 2010
Special Features

Updated: 9 Dec 2009
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Visiting Service No Yes No Community worker will visit families as part of her job.
Other Social Support No Yes No Support and social groups for everyone, support group for carers
Updated: 5 Jun 2013

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